Anonymous Author – Map of Ethnic groups (1800)
Title: Bankoku jinbutsu no zu.
Title translation: People of many nations.
Contributor Names: …
Created / Published: [between 1800 and 1850].
Medium: 1 print on hōsho paper : woodcut, color ; 33 x 44 cm. (block), 35 x 47.5 cm. (sheet)
Summary: Japanese diptych print shows a map of the world with inset images of foreign people. Diptych. Nagasaki print. Sample translations of inscriptions of distance chart: England-11,500 ri; pygmy country-14,000 ri; woman country-14,000 ri; black people country-75,000 ri (1 ri = 2.4 miles). From series entitled: Bankoku jinbutsu no zu (People of many nations).